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Old 10-11-2012, 09:11 AM
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Default Re: Classifying Handwritten Digits: 1 vs. 5

It is only analytically optimal for regression. It can be suboptimal for classification.

Originally Posted by nahgnaw View Post
I don't quite understand the first classification method given by the problem: "Linear Regression for classification followed by pocket for improvement". Since the weight returned by linear regression is an analytically optimal result, how can the pocket algorithm improve it?
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